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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses® Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/21 to 5/31/24.  Provider ID# 208521

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Fixed Prosthodontics - What's Best?

Bring your team and join Gordon Christensen this fast-paced, highly useful course:





The best techniques and materials to use in fixed prosthodontics

Using staff to the optimum level

The best pre...

Fixed Prosthodontics Package

Fixed prosthodontics is the single largest income producer in a typical general practice. A few years ago, it was estimated that in one year, 40-million units of fixed prosthodontics were accomplished...

Flexible vs. Rigid Removable Partial Dentures

Anticipated Release August 2022

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Patients love flexible RPDs, BUT - when should they be used? Are there situations where they should NOT be used?  Flexible partia...

Foolproof, Fast Single Crown Procedure

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

After doing tens of thousands of crowns himself, Gordon has developed a conventional technique that is nearly foolproof.  Thirty percent of your gross revenue is ...

From Classroom To Clinician 2021

These videos are from our live webinars on March 20 & April 10, 2021.  Available in streaming format only.  This On-Demand Course can be watched multiple times and is guaranteed to be available fo...

Get the Money off the Books and into the Bank!

Lois Banta & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

You know the difficulty to accomplish this task! Let us help you simplify it!  Are your Accounts Receivables out of control? Do the reports ...

Igniting the Leader in You

November 2022 class is now on waitlist only.  Please call (800) 223-6569 to be added to the waitlist, or register for June 23-24, 2023.

Inspired leadership is the foundation for every successful dent...

Implant Surgery - Level 1

Integrating implant surgery into your practice is not difficult or threatening, and it will certainly be a positive and profitable change in your professional life. You undoubtedly already have implan...

Implant Surgery - Level 2

Placing implants in healthy patients with adequate bone, and even those who require some bone grafting, is relatively simple, enjoyable, and profitable!  It should be a part of the practice of any int...

Implementing Cone Beam CT Imaging into Your Practice

Dale A. Miles, DDS, MS, FRCD & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Is now the time to add cone beam to your practice?  Every dental practitioner should be asking themselves this question!  Cone ...

Impressions Can Be Simple & Predictable

Gordon J. Christensen DDS MSD PhD

One of the most often inadequate dentist or staff procedures in restorative dentistry, as reported by most dental laboratories, is making adequate impressions! Is t...

Infection Control for Every Dental Practice

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Yes, we know, this is a disagreeable subject, but it can prove to be relatively simple and highly important!  Can understanding infection control be easy? Ca...

Infection Control in the New COVID-19 World

Instructor:  Rella P. Christensen, RDH, PhD

This video is from our live webinar on April 11, 2020.  Available in streaming format only.  This On-Demand Course can be watched multiple times and is gua...

Infection Control Techniques - Step-by-Step!

Rella P. Christensen, RDH, PhD and Professional Staff

You need this video for your in-service education sessions and for new employees! Included are demonstrations of the steps needed to make infecti...

Light Curing Resin for Fast Custom Trays and Repairs

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD; Valinda Johnston, CDA; Suzanne Kamler, CDA

Would you like to reduce your impression material cost by one-half and have near total predictability in the accuracy ...

Local Anesthesia: Eliminating Misses and Near Misses

Mel Hawkins, DDS, BScD (AN) & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Everybody would like to have the assurance that local anesthetic injections would work almost every time as planned.  It is poss...

Making Complete Dentures a “Win-Win” Service

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Would you like a simple, fast complete denture technique? Do you dislike treating edentulous patients? Many dentists resist making dentures because they have been...

Making Dental Caries Prevention a Win-Win Concept

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Rella P. Christensen, PhD

Prevention can be a win-win concept for both patients and dental professionals. Even though your patients may struggle to change b...

Making Endodontics Fun, Predictable, and Profitable

What if your endodontics were highly predictable and highly profitable at the same time?  What if you were truly in control of your endodontic experience and your endodontic treatment results?  What i...

Making Foolproof Class II Composites

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Composite is the most-used restorative material in dentistry, but it is often difficult to place, occasionally sensitive, has a relatively short service life, and...

Making Occlusion Work for Your Practice

Join us from the convenience of your individual home or office for this LIVE interactive virtual course on Saturday, December 10, 2022.

What is fact and what is fiction in occlusion? What works? What...

Making Suturing Simple

Instructors:  Lee Silverstein, DDS, MS, MBA & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Are you still using the suturing techniques you were taught in dental school? Many concepts, materials, and inst...

Mastering Frequent Esthetic Challenges with Resin

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

You do many anterior resin-based composites per practice day, and they are really appreciated by your patients.  They make patients appear better and feel be...

Minimally Invasive Periodontal Therapy

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Professional Staff

What percentage of your patients need periodontal therapy, but will not accept it?  Many of these patients will accept conservative ...

Multiple Patient Scheduling – Working Smarter, Not Harder

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Staff

Efficient multiple patient scheduling is the answer to increased productivity without sacrificing service.  With a motivated and organized team, ...

New Grad - 2021 On-Demand Course Package

Save with this package of 3-hour Virtual courses!*

What's included? The following on-demand course recordings from 2021:  



Pain Control, Opioid Prescribing, and Substance Abuse Prevention

50 Usef...

New Grad - 2022 Virtual Course Package

Save additional 20% off discounted New Grad live attendee price with this package of 3-hour Virtual 2022 courses!*

What's included? The following live course dates & the On-Demand recordings afte...

New Soft-Tissue Grafting Alternatives - Time to Change!

Lee Silverstein, DDS, MS, MBA and Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

You see indications for soft-tissue grafting every day you practice, but is your knowledge up-to-date on the grafting possibilit...

Nonsurgical Removal of: Gutta Percha, Silver Points, Carriers, and Paste Fillers

Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS

How do you deal with these previously treated teeth?  This presentation provides step-by-step instruction for safe and efficient removal of gutta percha, silver points, c...

Nonsurgical Removal of: Posts & Broken Instruments

Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS

These commonly occurring problems can be overcome!  This video shows how to safely remove commonly placed core materials and successfully remove various post types. The effect...

Nonsurgical Retreatment: Disassembly & Missed Canals, Quality & Profitability

Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS

We need to communicate well with patients concerning endodontic procedures! This DVD shows the instruments and techniques for removing restorative materials, identifying and t...

Occlusal Splints – Predictable, Frequent Use

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Karen Preston, RDH

Serve your patients better by preventing tooth wear and potential legal activity.  Up to one-third of your patients should have an occlus...

Occlusion Package

The profession is awakening to the need for knowledge and use of occlusion concepts. It is likely that your dental professors didn't have enough time for this subject while trying to finish the entire...

Office Administration Package

Most practitioners would agree, the clinical portion of their practice day is the easy part.  Office administration can be easy too!  Coding, collections, scheduling, patient communication and personn...

Onlays vs. Crowns

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

What part of a posterior tooth is usually the most destroyed by caries? Of course, the MOD portion. What part do you cut away for a crown? The facial and lingual ...

Opening Vertical Dimension of Occlusion

Opening Vertical Dimension of Occlusion (and Adjunctive Occlusal Procedures)

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Occlusion is one of the most controversial and frustrating areas of dentistry, yet y...

Optimal Fixed Prosthodontic Tooth Preparations

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Dental laboratories report that incorrect tooth preparations are commonly observed. Additionally, the profession is changing rapidly towards using more all-cerami...

Optimal Perio Techniques for General Practice

You have patients that can benefit from the addition of periodontal procedures in your practice!  Examples of simple periodontal procedures include bone grafting, ridge preservation, crown lengthening...

Optimizing Dental Hygiene to the Next Level!

Wendy Briggs, RDH & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

New patients aren’t the only answer to practice growth!  By maximizing your hygiene department, you can increase practice profi...

Optimizing Digital Radiography - Solving Challenges

Karen Preston MAEd, RDH, FHEA & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Digital dental radiology has made major strides since its introduction many years ago. However, in spite of the obvious advant...

Oral Surgery in General Practice

Instructors:  Karl R. Koerner, DDS, MS & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

You and your patients will benefit from this practical video!  Almost every dentist does some oral surgery,...

Oral Surgery Package

Become excited about increasing the oral surgery services offered in your practice. These videos enable general dentists to complete oral surgery procedures with greater confidence and skill. Every ti...

Oral Surgery Secrets - Level 1

Many extractions look easy, but can soon become difficult and lead to complications and prolonged treatment time. This course reviews the best techniques and instruments to remove "surgical" extractio...

Oral Surgery Secrets - Level 2

Simplified 3rd Molar Impactions – Indications, Procedures, Complications

Are you removing some third-molar impactions?  When and at what age should impacted third molars be removed and when should th...

Pain Control, Opioid Prescribing, and Substance Abuse Prevention

Instructor:  Harold Crossley, DDS, MS, PhD

Recording from our live webinar.  Available in streaming format only.  This On-Demand Course can be watched multiple times and is guaranteed to be available...

Paradigm Changes in the Profession - 2022

Six Speakers, One Information-Packed Day at the Paris Resort & Casino!



Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD - The most important dentistry advancements in the last year.

Rella Christensen, PhD...

Positioning Your Practice for Success!

Instructor:  David A. Wright, DDS, MBA, MAGD & Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

This video is from our live webinar on June 5, 2021.  Available in streaming format only.  This On-Demand Cours...

Posts, Cores, and Build-Ups – Predictable and Strong

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

As the population ages, the need and demand for endodontic treatment, crowns and fixed prostheses are increasing rapidly. Dentists need to be able to place posts,...

Pouring and Trimming Casts

This title is available in streaming format only.

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD & Professional Staff

Do you know a more frustrating procedure in the office?  Although many dental assistan...

Practical Orthodontic Procedures for General Dentists

David A. Wright, DDS, MBA and Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

Why is it that general dentists include every branch of dentistry in their abilities to serve their patients save one – orthodontics...

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